Read to Succeed: 14 Books to Jump-Start Your Professional Development

The summer is an opportune time to unwind from the demands of the academic year and make room for new opportunities and experiences to expand self-knowledge around future career possibilities. In addition to traditional means for occupational experimentation, reading up on published professional and career development content can be another useful way to make the most of summer downtime. Start here by reviewing some of the Duke Graduate School’s recommendations for possible readings. 

To continue learning more feel free to reference the Evaluate & Refine activities and guidance of the Career Development Process or schedule an appointment to speak with a Career Advisor.  

By Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him)
Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him) Career Advisor, Discovery & Exploration Career Community